Click a link below to browse birds by any attribute, Location, Shape, Size, etc. Once the page opens to the attribute you can click on any bird icon and see its detailed species account.

Tips for using Browse: Browsing is a valuable way to learn about birds, however it is a brute force approach and not designed for identification. A more sophisticated approach to finding a bird with specific field marks is to use the Step by Step Search. You can also try the Wizard to find a bird, which uses a question and answer approach, but again it does not give you the flexibility of the Step by Step Search.
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Location
UtahNunavut
NebraskaMaine
MexicoMaryland
British ColumbiaMassachusetts
AlbertaOhio
SaskatchewanOklahoma
ManitobaDelaware
WashingtonIowa
CaliforniaMissouri
North DakotaArkansas
YukonNova Scotia
New MexicoNew Hampshire
AlaskaRhode Island
OregonTennessee
IdahoVermont
ArizonaIllinois
MontanaIndiana
WyomingLabrador
ColoradoPrince Edward Is.
South DakotaMinnesota
KansasPennsylvania
TexasKentucky
Baja CaliforniaWisconsin
NevadaWest Virginia
FloridaHawaii
AleutiansS. Caribbean
South CarolinaDist. of Columbia
OntarioNew Zealand
QuebecAtlantic Coast
MichiganGulf Coast
New YorkPacific Coast
ConnecticutN. Atlantic Coast
North CarolinaIndia
GeorgiaCuba
AlabamaCaribbean
MississippiYucatan
LouisianaGreenland
New JerseyBaffin Is.
VirginiaEllesmere Is.
New BrunswickNewfoundland and Labrador
NW. Territories

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Body Shape
Chicken-like-MarshPerching-like
Duck-likePigeon-like
Gull-likeSandpiper-like
Hawk-likeSwallow-like
Hummingbird-likeTree-clinging-like
Long-legged-likeUpland-ground-like
Owl-likeUpright-perching Water-like

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Size
Very Small (3 - 5 in)Large (16 - 32 in)
Small (5 - 9 in)Very Large (32 - 72 in)
Medium (9 - 16 in)

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Color
BlackYellow
BrownOlive
BuffGreen
TanBlue
Rufous or RustPurple or Violet
RedGray
PinkWhite
OrangeSheen or Iridescence

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Bill Shape
All-purposeHooked Seabird
ConeNeedle
Curved (up or down)Spatulate
DaggerSpecialized
Hooked

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Wing Shape
Broad-WingsRounded-Wings
Long-WingsTapered-Wings
Pointed-WingsVery-Long-Wings

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Tail Shape
Fan-shaped TailRounded Tail
Forked TailSquared Tail
Notched TailUnique Tail
Pointed Tail

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Habitat
CoastsMarshes, Swamps
DesertsMountains
ForestsOceans
GrasslandsUrban
Lakes, Rivers, Ponds

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Eats
BerriesThistle
Cracked CornRaisins
PeanutsCurrants
Bread ProductsNut Meal
Nut MeatsFruit
SafflowerNut Pieces
Apple SlicesPeanut Butter
SuetSunflower Seeds (hulled)
MilletSugar
Peanut KernelsSeeds
Sunflower SeedFlowers
NutsCommercial Mixed Bird Seed
Meal WormsBlossoms
Sugar WaterBuds
Commercial instant nectarsjelly
JellyNyjer
Orange HalvesShelled Sunflower
SunflowerMealworms
Milo

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Order
ACCIPITRIFORMESGRUIFORMES
ANSERIFORMESPASSERIFORMES
APODIFORMESPELECANIFORMES
CAPRIMULGIFORMESPHAETHONTIFORMES
CATHARTIFORMESPHOENICOPTERIFORMES
CHARADRIIFORMESPICIFORMES
CICONIIFORMESPODICIPEDIFORMES
COLUMBIFORMESPROCELLARIIFORMES
CORACIIFORMESPSITTACIFORMES
CUCULIFORMESPTEROCLIDIFORMES
FALCONIFORMESSTRIGIFORMES
GALLIFORMESSULIFORMES
GALLIOFORMESTROGONIFORMES
GAVIIFORMES

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Family
New-World-Sparrows-andTowhees-(Passerellidae)Shrikes (Laniidae)
Old World Passerines (Leiothrichidae)Vireos (Vireonidae)
Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)Crows and Jays (Corvidae)
Chachalaca (Cracidae)Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)
Guineafowl (Numididae)Larks (Alaudidae)
New World Quail (Odontophoridae)Swallows (Hirundinidae)
Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae) Titmice and Chickadees (Paridae)
Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)Verdins (Remizidae)
Grebes (Podicipedidae)Bushtit (Aegithalidae)
Sandgrouse (Pteroclididae)Nuthatches (Sittidae)
Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)Creeper (Certhiidae)
Cuckoos, Roadrunners and Anis (Cuculidae)Wrens (Troglodytidae)
Goatsuckers (Caprimulgidae)Gnatcatchers and Gnatwrens (Polioptillidae)
Swifts (Apodidae)Dipper (Cinclidae)
Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)
Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)Kinglets (Regulidae)
Limpkin (Aramidae)Bush Warblers, Tesias and Allies (Cettidae)
Cranes (Gruidae)Leaf Warblers (Phylloscopidae)
Avocets and Stilts (Recurvirostridae)Sylviid Warblers (Sylviidae)
Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)White-eyes (Zosteropidae)
Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)Grassbirds (Locustellidae)
Jacanas (Jacanidae)Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)
Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)Thrushes (Turdidae)
Coursers and Pratincoles (Glareolidae)Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)
Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)Starlings (Sturnidae)
Auks, Murres and Puffins (Alcidae)Waxwings (Bombycillidae)
Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)Silky Flycatcher (Ptilogonatidae)
Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)Olive Warbler (Peucedramidae)
Loons (Gaviidae)Accentors (Prunellidae)
Albatross (Diomedeidae)Weavers (Ploceidae)
Southern Storm-Petrels (Oceanitidae)Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)
Northern Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)
Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)
Storks (Ciconiidae)Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)
Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)
Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)Emberizids (Emberizidae)
Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)Spindalises (Spindalidae)
Darters (Anhingidae)Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteriidae)
Pelicans (Pelecanidae)Blackbirds (Icteridae)
Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)
Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)Cardinals & Piranga Tanagers (Cardinalidae)
New World Vultures (Cathartidae)Tanagers (Thraupidae)
Osprey (Pandionidae)Bee-eaters (Meropidae)
Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)Cockatoos-(Cacatuidae)
Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)Cuckoo-shrikes (Campephagidae)
Trogons (Trogonidae)Fantails (Rhipiduridae)
Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)Honeyeaters (Meropidae)
Woodpeckers (Picidae)Grassbirds (Megaluridae)
Caracaras and Falcons (Falconidae)Megapodes (Megapodiidae)
African and New World Parrots (Psittacidae)Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)
Becards, Tityras and Allies (Tityridae)Rollers (Coraciidae)
Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)
Lories, Lovebirds, and Australasian Parrots (Psittaculidae)Woodswallows (Artamidae)

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